Elaeagnaceae

plural noun El·ae·ag·na·ce·ae \ˌelēˌagˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Elaeagnaceae

  1. :  a family of trees or shrubs (order Myrtales) having silvery, scurfy, or stellate-pubescent foliage, small perfect or dioecious flowers, and baccate fruit

elaeagnaceous

\¦elē¦ag¦nāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of elaeagnaceae

New Latin, from Elaeagnus, type genus + -aceae


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